The theme of survival means to live even if there are many difficult obstacles ahead you have to face such as extreme temperatures and family members dying/leaving you. In this book, Ji-Li Jiang (main character) has to live in China while Chairman Mao starts the ‘Cultural Revolution’. He changes the laws and rules which makes Ji-li’s life more difficult. Also, her dad is arrested, leaving her moderately depressed, and she doesn't have a chance to become as successful because of the new revolution (Ji-Li has a black family history). Ji-Li Jiang survived in challenging environments where there was the Red Guards and her family had to burn down pictures of “Four Old” clothing being worn.
Have you ever wondered what It would be like if the government that is supposed to protect you went against you, Well that’s what happened to the people who lived during the Cultural revolution The Red Scarf Girl, Ji-Li Jiang is a girl who lived the Chinese Cultural Revolution, a time of fear when all the laws of China broke down, At the start life was good for Ji-Li she was good in academics and she was a social person but as the book progressed Ji-Li’s life was starting to be ruined by Bad Academics because teachers were considered Four Olds (Something that is from the Old Chinese Culture) because Chairman Mao(a communist revolutionary) wanted to “Revolutionize" China.
To begin, Jing-mei learns about herself through playing a few pieces on a piano. For example, years after Jing-mei plays “Pleading Child” in the talent show, she finds the second half of the song called, “Perfectly Contented”. “I [Jing-mei] realized that they were two halves of the same song”(6). Jing-mei realizes that “Pleading Child” is the sad beginning of a two part song. She understands that in the first part of her life, she was unhappy.
Sookan changes in many ways throughout the book Year of Impossible Goodbyes when faced with the following situations: grandfather dies, the war with the Japanese ends, and when Sookan and Inchun lose their mother. First, After grandfathers tree is cut down, he gets sick and dies 3 days later. "Grandfather died soon after we left him." (Choi 44) When grandfather died, it really changed Sookan because, she started to really like the idea of being a Buddhist. This is important because, she loved how grandfather was so peaceful, and now she can carry grandfathers peace with her.
Firstly ,Elena Vilkas. A selfless, hardworking, fearless mother who installed strength and determination to those around her who may not have survived without. Also known for her unselfishness which she exhibited in many situations of the novel. For example,when Elena gave up her bread ration to a starving boy who was already dead but had his hand outstretched as if he was asking for food. The incredible thing about it was that she herself was also very sick and that bit of food could’ve ended up being very critical between life or death.
The Difference of color use of red in “Red Sorghum” and “Raise the Red Lantern” There are numerous uses of red in "Red Sorghum" and " Raise the Red Lantern " to express the emotion or characteristics of the objects which related to the theme, but both effects seem different, that the red used in the "Red Sorghum" brings a full of excitement, while the other gives the audience a sense of chill. This difference stems from the association of the red itself, and applied to what things and the characteristics of the formation. This paper first analyzes the two selected films of the red objects, and then sum up their characteristics to explain the differences generated by them. Red sorghum is a wine abounded in Shibalipo and is an important clue to promote the development of the entire film plot.
Throughout the film, there are umpteen numbers of scenes one can be put faced to the blatant sexual objectification of not some, but all female characters in the film. The very first glimpse of such objectification can be seen through the character of Xiao Mei. Although not a main and significant character in the film, Xiao Mei was one of the younger masseuses working in Lin Dong’s parlour. She too, like Pingguo and her husband, had come to Beijing from a small village town with the hopes and dreams of living a better life. Being a young girl, she too knew that she was only as valuable as far as her beauty would go and as sexually available she was.
Character of Gu Li Gu Li is the most popular character in Tiny Times". She was like an elegant and noble business woman, who was full of the makeup exquisite, real face, body enchanting, who was the extremely strong woman in today’s circumstance, in particular among the university students. She can worship money, advocating brand name, chasing the upper class of life. The four main characters in the movie, Gu Li, Lin Xiao, Nan Xiang, Tang Wan, the friendship between them begun from the high school, and continued to now.
taking pity on its heroes transforming a victim into a martyr. The novel spans over forty years embracing the entire project of Chinese modernity, it goes from 1946 to 1986, from the Civil War to the Open Door Policy, but as it happens in Post-New Era novels history is passed in silence, the happenings of Chinese modernity play out in the shadow of the main narration which is a tale of time rather than politics, individual experience rather than mass movement. The political campaigns land marking Chinese modern history rave outside her door, Director Li, Mr Cheng, Jiang Lili, in a way or another are all taken by the storm of ideology. Behind that door in Peace Lane, card games, tea parties, dinner gatherings, a whole community of social outcasts
After the Chinese Communist Party overthrow the ROC government and seized power in 1949. The CCP has created false history to depict ROC’s ruling as a period of an “Old Evil Society” in order to emphasize the CCP’s seizure power and the legitimacy of its ruling. However, recently Recently, we continue to see that the CCP positively redefined some of the historical legacy of the "evil society" and even make those become an important national propaganda campaign.